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Regional Market Reports

Why did prices go up in one city and not in another? Did local steel production increase? What are scrap prices going to do next month? The answers are in these reports.   


Pig iron prices post gains in May on strong demand, diminished supply

By Sean Barry - May 10, 2017

Prices for pig iron scrap continued to rise in May amid robust demand levels and waning supplies as cargoes from regions like Russian and South America remain hard to source.

Pittsburgh sees some prices gain strength, others sideways

By John Ambrosia - May 10, 2017

After dropping significantly in April, the Pittsburgh market experienced few changes in May. Overall the market averaged prices pretty close to last month’s levels, although secondary grades saw small increases.

Chicago is sideways nearly across the board

By Bill Beck - May 10, 2017

In what one broker called “the first non-exciting month of 2017,” Chicago went almost dead solid sideways in May.

Philadelphia market changes as May turns things around

By Bill Beck - May 10, 2017

With markets across much of the Midwest and the Ohio Valley trading at sideways numbers to April for most grades, buyers in Philadelphia could have been forgiven for thinking the City of Brotherly Love would get into line with neighboring markets to the west.

In St. Louis, sideways was the rule for May scrap deals

By John Ambrosia - May 10, 2017

Grades were unchanged in May, as sellers and buyers eventually agreed that market factors did not dictate large movements in pricing.

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